confessions of a design geek
confessions of a design geek is an award-winning blog established in 2010 by Katie Treggiden to discover, champion and inspire new designers. It has been named as a top design blog by Dwell US, Elle Decor Italia and The Sunday Times. Katie also writes for Dezeen, Design Milk, Telegraph and Ideal Home.
Posts tagged "people will always need plates"
out and about :: designjunction (LDF12)

out and about :: designjunction (LDF12)

I was really pleased when confessions of a design geek was chosen as a media partner for designjunction this year, and having written so much about the show in the run up, I couldn’t wait to see it in the flesh. I’ve told you all about the venue and several of the exhibitors, so I’ll...
out and about :: 2 willow road

out and about :: 2 willow road

I was recently invited ”to party like a Champagne Socialist in the stylish rooms of 2 Willow Road, home of architect Ernö Goldfinger and his artist wife, Ursula” by People Will Always Need Plates, to celebrate the launch of their limited edition 2 Willow Road mugs. Obviously, I was there like a shot. Having chatted to Robin and...
creative spaces :: people will always need plates

creative spaces :: people will always need plates

It’s no secret that I love People Will Always Need Plates, so I was very excited when they kindly invited me to see their studio, which is nestled in the top of their gorgeous home. After tea and homemade cookies (oh yes!), we headed up for an explore. The first challenge is to navigate the...
out and about: the temporium

out and about: the temporium

I went to London's latest pop-up design shop; The Temporium, a collaboration between Denzeen, Deborah Spencer and Alice Breed. It featured some of my favourite designers, so I was very excited - and I wasn't disappointed.
out and about :: moquette for london

out and about :: moquette for london

"...taking images, be they architecture, paintings or nature, and distilling them right down to their simplest form until they became pattern"
thinking about :: design democracy

thinking about :: design democracy

For me, design democracy is sites like made.com and ponoko.com that give users involvement in designing the products they buy, it's the public day at 100% Design, it's furniture design courses at CSM, it lets me have not only access to all the glorious design out there, but also the chance to engage with it...
interview :: people will always need plates

interview :: people will always need plates

As many of you will know, I am a massive fan of People Will Always Need Plates. So much so that I even designed my wedding invitations in an homage to their work